Left to right: New PodcastOne employee Mike Agovino with Norm Pattiz and actor Andy Garcia at a recent Los Angeles Lakers game.
Courtside Entertainment, parent company of PodcastOne, has added Mike Agovino to its executive roster in the newly-created positon of executive vice chairman.
Agovino will work with Chairman/CEO Norm Pattiz, President Kit Gray and COO Greg Batusic across all divisions of PodcastOne and Courtside Entertainment.
The news comes a day after we reported that Agovino has left Triton Digital following its purchase by Vector Capital. Agovino spent nearly nine years as chief operating officer at Triton, which he co-founded.
Agovino began his career at Katz Media where he spent 18 years rising to become president of Katz Radio before launching Katz Interactive and later Clear Channel Radio Sales as president and chief operating officer. He departed Katz to become co-chief operating officer of Interep Radio Sales leaving several years later to start Triton.
Pattiz says Agovino will contribute his experience in new media technology, audience analysis and development, and revenue growth for the continued expansion of the podcast network. “He shares our vision that on-demand premium content is a key driver in the future of audio.”